Floods reaching 1 meter, transport of residents of Pela Mampang region paralyzed

Floods reaching 1 meter, transport of residents of Pela Mampang region paralyzed

A meter-high FLOOD flooded the Pela Mampang area, Mampang Prapatan, south of Jakarta due to heavy rains that hit DKI Jakarta on Friday afternoon.

Surveillance at the location on Jalan Bangka XI Ujung No. 65 RT 06 RW 010 Pela Mampang, Mampang Prapatan, residents’ transport access was completely paralyzed due to the height of the flood which reached over a metre.

“The flooding started at 3:30 p.m. WIB, this is actually normal. Every year there will be flooding, that’s when the rain started to subside. The height can reach more than one meter, “said a resident, Ronal, met at the location on Friday evening.

Ronal admitted that residents affected by the flooding provided ropes as a means of getting through the flooding.

“We plan to use a mine because motorcycles and the like can’t go through. We can’t go through it, we only use a rope to hold it,” said the 47-year-old.

Read also: DKI Provincial Government: Flooding on Jalan RE Martadinata because the water “jumps”

PUK officer for the Mampang Prapatan Environmental Service Water Agency Kaslim M said the flooding not only submerged the Bangka XI Ujung Road area, but also the Warung Buncit area. , Pasar Jagal, Kebalen 7 and the Pondok Karya real estate complex. .

He said the heavy rainfall made the area submerged with flood variations of 80 to 100 centimeters (cm).

“It’s uncertain sometimes two meters, the highest is about two meters. It’s from Kali, yes. In the courtyard of the house, it’s about 80-100 cm more or less,” he said. he declares.

So far, up to four PUK officers from the Water Agency are still on standby cleaning up debris carried by flood currents. (Ant / OL-4)


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